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Modern science began on the shores of the Mediterranean around 700BC. What happened?
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What is LOGOS according to Heraclitus of Ephesus (c. 535 – c. 475 BCE)

What is LOGOS according to Heraclitus of Ephesus (c. 535 – c. 475 BCE) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Heraclitus was a native of the Greek city Ephesus, Ionia, on the coast of Asia Minor. Little is known about his early life and education, but he regarded himself as self-taught by a process of “ope...
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Ancient times tattooing

Ancient times tattooing (Ancient times tattooing:
Tattooing has been a Eurasian practice since Neolithic times. "Ötzi the Iceman", dat...
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Qatar returns statues to Greece amid nudity dispute - The Guardian

Qatar returns statues to Greece amid nudity dispute - The Guardian | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
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Qatar returns statues to Greece amid nudity dispute
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The statues, an archaic-era Greek youth and a Roman-era copy of a classical athlete, were to be the centrepiece of an exhibition entitled Olympic Games: Past and Present.
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The Middle Neolithic Population Upheaval - Stonehenge Thoughts

The Middle Neolithic Population Upheaval - Stonehenge Thoughts | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Some interesting info on the BBC web site recently -- apparently there is a move towards the idea that there was a major population surge across western Europe in the Middle Neolithic. Obviously this has a bearing on our ...
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Fossil of "most ancient" monkey of Americas found in Panama Canal

Fossil of "most ancient" monkey of Americas found in Panama Canal | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Panama City, Apr 27 (EFE).- The fossilized remains of the "most ancient" long-tailed monkey of the Americas, dating back some 20 million years, is the latest discovery to be announced by of a group of scientists who spent several years analyzing...
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The Numa Tradition for Today - Patheos - Patheos (blog)

The Numa Tradition for Today - Patheos - Patheos (blog) | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The Numa Tradition for Today - Patheos Patheos (blog) With the priesthoods that Numa established, we also see in the style of their clothing and in the implements they use a reflection of an archaic period, which again attributes these priesthoods...
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Pythagoras Practise

Pythagoras Practise | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Pythagoras Practise is a maths activity ideal for use with an interactive whiteboard. (Pythagoras Practise http://t.co/OLBWAZ3BYd)
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Roger Pearse

Roger Pearse | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Thoughts on Antiquity, Patristics, putting things online, freedom of speech, information access, and more
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Ovid's Metamorphoses: Pursuing Pythagoras

Ovid's Metamorphoses: Pursuing Pythagoras | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Pursuing Pythagoras http://t.co/d4mJaTAf3Z
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3) The Pythagorean School - The Ancient Greek Philosophical Schools

The Pythagorean school was among the earliest of the Greek philosophical schools, yet it also lasted for 150 years. It was centered around the study of mathe...
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Scientists find ancient fossils in Panama

Scientists find ancient fossils in Panama | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
U.S. and Panamanian paleontologists have discovered fossils of several species that lived in Panama more than 20 million years ago.
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Method Restores Ancient, Fragile Silk Fabrics

Method Restores Ancient, Fragile Silk Fabrics | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Researchers have found a way to restore and strengthen ancient, fragile silk fabrics using an enzyme-mediated reaction to fill in tiny cracks in the fibers.
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Unique chemistry reveals eruption of ancient materials once at Earth’s surface | EarthSky.org

Unique chemistry reveals eruption of ancient materials once at Earth’s surface | EarthSky.org | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
New study supports theory that Earth’s earliest crust was folded back into its mantle and returned to the surface in volcanoes.
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Uncovered: Ritual public drunkenness and sex in ancient Egypt

Uncovered: Ritual public drunkenness and sex in ancient Egypt | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
I'll bet you that archaeologist Betsy Bryan's perspective on reality-show behavior is a little longer than most.
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Robot Discovers 2,000-Year-Old Burial Chambers

Robot Discovers 2,000-Year-Old Burial Chambers | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
A small robot has uncovered three 2,000-year-old chambers under an ancient temple in Mexico, archaeologists from the National Anthropology and History Institute announced this week.
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The two-way learning - Hindustan Times

The two-way learning - Hindustan Times | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The two-way learning Hindustan Times Around the 6th century BC, there was an upsurge of saints: Buddha and Mahavir in India, Zoroaster in Unan, Confucius in China, Pythagoras in Greece, Druids in England, and others who advocated one and the same...
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Basic Philosophy of Numeration and Number - Pythagorean Theory of Number - Manly P Hall - 1

Basic Philosophy of Numeration and Number - Pythagorean Theory of Number...: http://t.co/SAGvqrt2cu via @youtube #Lecture
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Ancient Europeans mysteriously vanished 4,500 years ago

Ancient Europeans mysteriously vanished 4,500 years ago | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
The genetic lineage of Europe mysteriously transformed about 4,500 years ago, new research suggests.
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Photo by i_vg • Instagram

Ain Ghazal #figurine #Jordan #Neolithic @britishmuseum
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History

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Neolithic stone mask - c. 7000 BC, probably the oldest mask in the world (Neolithic stone mask - c.
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Monsters

Monsters | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Today I'm going to discuss axioms. From Wikipedia: An axiom, or postulate, is a premise or starting point of reasoning. As classically conceived, an axiom is a premise so evident as to be accepted ...
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For ancient Maya, a hodgepodge of cultural exchanges - Science Codex

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Science Codex For ancient Maya, a hodgepodge of cultural exchanges Science Codex According to a new study, the formal plazas and pyramids at Ceibal, an ancient Maya site in Guatemala, probably arose from broad cultural exchanges that took place...
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Slowly Percolating Forms: Writing, Law, and Memory in Ancient Gortyn

Slowly Percolating Forms: Writing, Law, and Memory in Ancient Gortyn | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
I updated this post on archaic Greek writing, the history of law, and memory in ancient Gortyn http://t.co/Lz0TBzHxXT
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Forget Ancient Egypt and Stonehenge...Look To Scotland, page 1

Forget Ancient Egypt and Stonehenge...Look To Scotland, page 1 | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
#Neolithic site predates #stonehenge and the #pyramids. #Scotland #OrkneyIslands #Brogdar http://t.co/VOZQ69FE4r via @AboveTopSecret
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In pictures: Quarry settlement finds

In pictures: Quarry settlement finds | Ancient Origins of Science | Scoop.it
Excavations in a quarry near Windsor reveal rare pottery, 300,000 year-old flint tools and gold beads. (#neolithic Quarry settlement finds near Windsor - BBC News: BBC NewsQuarry settlement finds near WindsorBBC Ne...
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